Asanda Kupa

Asanda Kupa

Artist Biography

Asanda Kupa: Born in Molteno Eastern Cape, South Africa 18/May/1981.


Background and training

Raised in Molteno Eastern Cape, studied Art at WSU in 2005 and later enrolled with TUT to further his studies in 2008, that year he worked with Aleta Michaletos, South African acclaimed artist.

Honors/AwardsReinhold Cassirer Award 2013
Ann Bryant art Gallery Emerging young Artist of the year Award. 2010
CHDM, Art Festival, 1st position- Visual Art 2010
(Walter Sisulu university Awards)
1.Best painter 2005 and 2006
2. Art Theory award 2007
3. Jeremy dubber Ceramic award 2006 

Participation in National and International Art Competitions / Community Based Projects

2013 Community Outreach Becomo Art Studios: Kliptown Soweto.2010 Ann Bryant Art Gallery Emerging Young Artist Award Overall Winner. East London Eastern Cape

2011 Nelson Mandela Arts Incubator. Participant. Qunu. Eastern Cape.


Albany Museum NAF 2013

The Bag Factory Art, 2013

Joburg Fringe 2012

Ann Bryant Art Gallery two men Show 2010

Ann Bryant Peep Show 2006 – 2007

National Arts Festival, Eastern Cape Artists Exhibition 2010 –2011